Physics Instructor

Carterville, Illinois
Jan 10, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

John A. Logan College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in physics to begin fall 2019. The College is seeking a dedicated instructor who fosters and promotes a collegial atmosphere and places student learning and success as top priorities. Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching physics and other physical science courses as needed.

Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August through May) and are required to teach a minimum of 15 credit hours and serve eight office hours per week for student consultation in fall and spring semesters. Additional teaching opportunities with compensation may be available in the summer semester.

The Life & Physical Science department includes biology, chemistry, health education, physical education, physical science, and physics, and consists of nine full-time faculty. Full-time instructors are provided offices with computers and Internet access, and have access to excellent support services.

Instructional responsibilities include: course development, updating and submission of course syllabi in required format, assessment of student outcomes, conducting program review, development of resources for instruction, including those for online learning, and timely submission of student grades and progress. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to post and maintain office hours, recruit students to the program, and participate fully in departmental duties, institutional committees, and activities as assigned. The candidate is also expected to represent the College credibly with respect to any of its activities, and observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College.

Requirements: Master’s degree in physics, or a closely related field. Successful candidates must demonstrate proficient use of instructional technology, including online course development and delivery.

Preferred Qualifications: Post-secondary teaching experience in physics. 

Deadline to Apply:  February 1, 2019

John A. Logan College is an established, growing, and innovative higher education institution. The College serves over 3,717 students throughout its 1,192 square mile district. Carterville is located in southern Illinois and is within ten minutes of a major university and within two hours of St. Louis, MO.

The College has been affiliated with the NEA/IEA for forty years. Starting salary is determined by educational level and teaching experience as per contract salary schedule, and opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching. The College provides an excellent fringe benefit package. Further information about the College may be obtained at

Send a John A. Logan College faculty application, resume, copy of all transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four professional references to:

Office of Human Resources
John A. Logan College
700 Logan College Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

618-985-3741 Ext. 8273

John A. Logan College is an affirmative action institution and is committed to equal opportunity for all.